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Postby Mountaineer Buc » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:05 pm

Stuart wrote:Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King died Wednesday. He was 68.


The rocker played guitar for Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 to 1975 and from 1987 to 1996. He co-wrote one of the band’s classic songs “Sweet Home Alabama.”

He was also a member of Strawberry Alarm Clock, according to the Tennessean.

King joined the band in 1972 when he replaced Leon Wilkeson on bass. He decided to leave the band in 1975 during the group’s Torture Tour.

Steve Gaines replaced King in 1976. Gaines, his sister Cassie and leader singer Ronnie Van Zant were among the band members who were killed in a plane crash in 1977.

King rejoined Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1987, but was forced to leave the band again in 1996 due to congestive heart failure, according to Food Republic.

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006 along with all the pre-crash members of the band.

That's crazy because I was just reading about Skynyrd yesterday, but I was focused on Allen Collins instead of King.

It might surprise some of you to learn that Ronnie Van Zant and Neil Young were actually friends and that Sweet Home Alabama is in no way a rebuke of Young personally or an embracement of George Wallace or Richard Nixon.

EDIT: Modified the comment to say it wasn't a personal rebuke of Young, but still taking issue with what he sang in Southern Man. Young later admitted he was out of line.
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby Stuart » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:38 pm

Mountaineer Buc wrote:
Stuart wrote:Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King died Wednesday. He was 68.


The rocker played guitar for Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 to 1975 and from 1987 to 1996. He co-wrote one of the band’s classic songs “Sweet Home Alabama.”

He was also a member of Strawberry Alarm Clock, according to the Tennessean.

King joined the band in 1972 when he replaced Leon Wilkeson on bass. He decided to leave the band in 1975 during the group’s Torture Tour.

Steve Gaines replaced King in 1976. Gaines, his sister Cassie and leader singer Ronnie Van Zant were among the band members who were killed in a plane crash in 1977.

King rejoined Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1987, but was forced to leave the band again in 1996 due to congestive heart failure, according to Food Republic.

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006 along with all the pre-crash members of the band.

That's crazy because I was just reading about Skynyrd yesterday, but I was focused on Allen Collins instead of King.

It might surprise some of you to learn that Ronnie Van Zant and Neil Young were actually friends and that Sweet Home Alabama is in no way a rebuke of Young personally or an embracement of George Wallace or Richard Nixon.

EDIT: Modified the comment to say it wasn't a personal rebuke of Young, but still taking issue with what he sang in Southern Man. Young later admitted he was out of line.


you're dating yourself :birdiedoublered:

I didn't come to appreciate them until about 2000, but damn those boys can play. never gets old.
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby DreadNaught » Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:33 pm

Robin Leach (the guy from Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous) has died. He was 76.

Hopefully his 'champagne wishes and caviar dreams' have still there in the afterlife.
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby Babeinbucland » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:21 pm

R.I.P. Senator McCain - You served us well, thank you.
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Postby Bootz2004 » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:34 pm

Babeinbucland wrote:R.I.P. Senator McCain - You served us well, thank you.


RIP. Man, his family had just announced that he was stopping cancer treatment.
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby Nano » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:18 pm

Bootz2004 wrote:
Babeinbucland wrote:R.I.P. Senator McCain - You served us well, thank you.


RIP. Man, his family had just announced that he was stopping cancer treatment.

He had Glioblastoma, which is an extremely aggressive brain cancer. When they announced yesterday that they were stopping the treatment, he was probably told that he had very little time left to live.
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Postby Rocker » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:31 pm

Babeinbucland wrote:R.I.P. Senator McCain - You served us well, thank you.
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Postby Deja Entendu » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:47 pm

RIP Chino. He was a truly awesome cat. Losing pets really ****ing sucks.
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby Babeinbucland » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:58 pm

Nano wrote:
Bootz2004 wrote:
RIP. Man, his family had just announced that he was stopping cancer treatment.

He had Glioblastoma, which is an extremely aggressive brain cancer. When they announced yesterday that they were stopping the treatment, he was probably told that he had very little time left to live.


I have a friends whose son survived this and is 5 years out which is considered remission- it is nothing short of a miracle
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby The Outsider » Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:33 pm

Nano wrote:
Bootz2004 wrote:
RIP. Man, his family had just announced that he was stopping cancer treatment.

He had Glioblastoma, which is an extremely aggressive brain cancer. When they announced yesterday that they were stopping the treatment, he was probably told that he had very little time left to live.



My uncle fought it for about 5 years. Glioblastoma is a bitch.


RIP Mr. McCain.
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby sanka » Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:46 pm

The last Republican with an ounce of sense gone. RIP.
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Postby Buc2 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:29 am

RIP Senator.
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby PlinkoBuccaneer » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:35 am

Hi, Bucs Fans. :( The beat goes on. Now famous Broadway playwright (Marvin) Neil Simon passed early this morning at 91. He was famous for creating more than 30 plays. Two of the them 'Barefoot In The Park,' and 'The Odd Couple' were also TV series on ABC. Simon also won a Tony Award.

Simon specifically died of renal failure and Altzeimer's disease and he also taken from life-support. RIP Neil. You were a legend and classic in Broadway. :(
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Postby Buc2 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:51 am

One of the best playwrights of our time. RIP Neil Simon.
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Postby bucfanclw » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:00 pm

Burt Reynolds dead at 82

RIP Bandit
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Postby terrytate » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:03 pm

Grimmy nabbed Burt Reynolds. RIP Smokey!
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Postby Konatown » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:12 pm

RIP Turd Ferguson
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby Crocaneers » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:14 pm

Konatown wrote:RIP Turd Ferguson


If you don't get this .. you need to .. Just FREAKIN' hilarious

RIP indeed

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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby Mountaineer Buc » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:19 pm



Loved those Cannonball Run movies.
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby terrytate » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:20 pm

In other news, the owner of the Orlando Magic Richard Devos, also just passed away.
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Postby Phantom Phenom » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:36 pm

RIP Burt Reynolds :(
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Postby StillCSG » Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:14 pm

**** of Grimmy

Ya prick
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Postby RedLeader » Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:08 pm

Had no idea he co-owned the Bandits...


RIP Burt.
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Postby PetePierson » Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:30 pm

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Postby Crocaneers » Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:12 pm

I'll translate for Pete

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Postby PetePierson » Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:54 am

Crocaneers wrote:I'll translate for Pete

Spoiler:
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Re: Grim's 2018 ..... guess who is gone now thread

Postby SIBucsFan » Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:50 pm

Mac Miller, 26.
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Postby beardmcdoug » Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:23 pm

SIBucsFan wrote:Mac Miller, 26.


noooooooooooooo
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Postby PetePierson » Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:53 pm

SIBucsFan wrote:Mac Miller, 26.

Dude busted open Ariana Grande so if he is dead, really nothing left to live for. Much Respect, Mac
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